Dr. Anita Dale spent a successful tenure in the Agri-Chemical industry, retiring after 25 years spent in various positions around the country. The last 20 years were spent with Valent USA Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Company. During her tenure with Valent, she took on assignments of increasing responsibility, spending the last 5 years as Sr. Director of Business Development. Finding, developing, and negotiating collaborative relationships with industry competitors was a particularly challenging aspect of that assignment, in addition to leading and supporting regional and worldwide acquisition and licensing opportunities.
She received her PhD from Kansas State University School of Human Ecology in May of 2015 after successful dissertation defense in December, 2014. Research interest includes culture and it’s impact on financial decision making.